Monthly Archives: March 2009

Mad Money’s Jim Cramer Coming to Ohio State

March 30, 2009
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The Columbus Dispatch reports through it’s “E” Team Blog about education, that Jim Cramer of CNBC’s Mad Money will be visiting OSU’s Fisher College of Business. CNBC’s Mad Money w/Jim Cramer show is coming to Ohio State University for a taping on April 22 thanks the enthusiastic efforts of several business students. Mad Money...

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Former Freshwater Student May be Facing Pressure to Lie

March 27, 2009
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Former Freshwater Student May be Facing Pressure to Lie

In the hearing of John Freshwater a former student of his may have lied. Freshwater is the Mt. Vernon science teacher who was fired for teaching creationism and burning crosses into the arms of students. Today, Ben Nielson said in testimony that Freshwater did not teach creationism or burn crosses into students arms. The...

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Man Threatens Columbus Blue Jackets

March 27, 2009
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Man Threatens Columbus Blue Jackets

I would think the last group of people you would want to threaten would be a hockey team. These are guys who knock people around for a living. Plus, there’s 28 of them and they carry really big sticks. But this man, wanted to take them on. Peter Stenzel, 52, phoned in three threats...

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Dann to Face Contempt of Court Charges

March 27, 2009
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Disgraced former attorney general Marc Dann is being investigated for criminal contempt of court. It stems from his 2007 seizure of Tic Tac Fruit games. The company was suing the state and the judge had put a restraining order on their removal. As a law was being passed that made the lawsuit moot, Dann...

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Another Mt. Vernon Teacher Promotes Religion

March 26, 2009
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Mike over at DaytonOS has an excellent article about the Freshwater case and a report that 12% of science teachers admit to teaching creationism or intelligent design as valid science. Moreover, 16% believe that human beings were created in the last 10,000 years. I too believe there are more science teachers doing this than...

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Witness Called by the Defense Hurts Freshwater’s Case

March 25, 2009
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I’ve been following the John Freshwater case for a while now. Freshwater is the former Mt. Vernon teacher who taught creationism in class and burned crosses into students arms. For some reason, not much has happened for a while. But testimony resumed today. For background on the case you can read my posts here...

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ADAMH Board to Make More Cuts

March 24, 2009
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Those of us in the addiction and mental health fields are starting to feel like Kevin Bacon’s character Chip in Animal House… Thank you, sir! May I have another? Tonight the ADAMH board is poised to cut more money from the agencies they fund. The board already made more than $3 million in cuts...

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Horse Racing is Boring (Part 2)

March 20, 2009
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You have to give race track owners some credit. They are a persistent bunch. Despite the fact that Ohio citizens have denied video slot machines at race tracks on two different occasions with their votes, race track owners are back again with a new proposal. Unlike video-slot and gambling proposals rejected by Ohioans in...

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North High Businesses are Struggling

March 19, 2009
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Occasionally I enjoy taking a drive up High Street. I usually start in German Village, which leads to downtown, then the Arena District and The Short North, followed by Ohio State. However, once you get to north campus things change. It becomes orange barrel city. The first time I saw it I said to...

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Kilroy Upset that Chase Bank Jobs are Being Sent to India

March 17, 2009
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After the U.S. gave J.P. Morgan Chase a $25 billion dollar bailout, they report a plan to spend $400 million to outsource jobs to India. This has left Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy of the 15th district very unhappy. Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy is “outraged” by reports that JPMorgan Chase Bank plans to shift thousands...

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